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View Poll Results: Which basketball is better?
NBA Basketball 6 46.15%
College Basketball 7 53.85%
Voters: 13. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 02-26-2014, 03:48 PM
 
Location: Northern Wisconsin
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What do you think is better? I like them both. I want to know which is better.
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Old 02-26-2014, 05:04 PM
 
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I like the pace of college but NBA is still better. Better skill and IQ all around.
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Old 02-26-2014, 06:31 PM
 
Location: Vineland, NJ
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NBA by far
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Old 02-26-2014, 06:49 PM
 
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Well obviously NBA players are way better. But in terms of which game you prefer depends on what sort of game you like.

NBA players are so efficient and the shot clock is so short, sometimes it looks so mechanical.

In contrast, college kids bring it most every night. And the NCAA Tournament has always been my favorite event.

It used to be no contest, I liked college better. Since Kobe and Garnett started going early, it took a lot out of the college game. So, the NBA was better for a while.

Now, for me it's kind of equal.
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Old 02-26-2014, 07:47 PM
 
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Somebody just waiting in the wings to tell someone else they're wrong. I'm gonna stay outta this one.
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Old 02-26-2014, 07:51 PM
 
Location: Englewood, Near Eastside Indy
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If the question is, which is better to watch. I like both. I would not say I prefer one over the other if we are talking major conference college basketball. Once you get outside of the power conferences college basketball can be tough to watch. I watched a Dayton-Temple game last year, yikes.

If the question is which has better players................. that is like asking, major league baseball or minor league baseball which is better? I mean, the minor league guys play harder sometimes and "work on their fundamentals" a little more, but that doesn't mean they are better.

My biggest problem with college ball, is the way the games are called. It is as if every time there is a little contact, the refs are much quicker to blow the whistle and make the game a free throw contest.
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Old 02-26-2014, 08:10 PM
 
Location: Cook County
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Somebody just waiting in the wings to tell someone else they're wrong. I'm gonna stay outta this one.
Yup these threads all go the same way. People that don't watch the NBA start talking about how teams don't try and they don't play defense yada yada.
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Old 02-27-2014, 09:04 AM
 
Location: Here
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I have never been a fan of College sports but I like watching good basketball games, so if it's on I watch it. I've been watching a tad more this year due to the "freshman class" that's all supposed to jump ship to the NBA this summer.

I don't care for how Colleges do their ranking stuff, it just seems too random. However I can not say I know much about how it works.
I prefer the NBA's 1 through 16 ranking, 1st vs 8th, etc.
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Old 02-27-2014, 09:55 AM
 
Location: Springfield, Ohio
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An argument could've been made for college back during the Iverson-Kobe era of 1-man teams, otherwise NBA-only for me.
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Old 02-27-2014, 09:56 AM
 
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Yup these threads all go the same way. People that don't watch the NBA start talking about how teams don't try and they don't play defense yada yada.
It's not that the NBA players don't try, it's just a different kind of passion with college kids.

I mean, they cry when they lose.
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